Cecil Weldon Launius

Cecil Weldon Launius, 82, husband of 34 years to Margaret Barkley Launius, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at his home.   

Born in Holly Springs, AR, he was a son of the late Nollie Lafayette Launius and Mary Elizabeth Walker Launius.

Mr. Launius was a kind and gentle man, who loved and served the Lord.  He was a member of Green Acres Assembly of God Church.  He proudly served and retired from the U. S. Air Force and National Guard.

Surviving are his wife of Sumter; two daughters, Vickie Hokenson (Don) and Valerie Reese (Michael); two grandsons, Jonathan Reese and Christopher Hokenson all of California; four stepchildren, Troy (Trina), Joseph, and Mike Hasten and Theresa Winkler all of Texas; two brothers, Jessie Launius of Arizona and Carrol Launius of Mexico; and his best fur friend, Charlie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Algie, Noland, N.L. and Farrell Launius and a sister, Evalina Mizell.

Funeral Services will be held at 12 P.M. Monday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Bowman and Rev. Tony Porter officiating. 

Burial with full military honors will follow in the Florence National Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for their care and compassion. 

The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. Monday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Assembly of God Church, 537 Lewis Road, Sumter, SC 29154.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com

 

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for their care and compassion. 

 

The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. Monday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Assembly of God Church, 537 Lewis Road, Sumter, SC 29154.

 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com

 

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.